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HAKAFA means "encirclement."
We are a congregation of people
who choose to have no building,
no board of directors,
and no fund-raising.
Our CIRCLE has been growing
for nearly 40 years.
But as we grow, our intimate,
caring, and welcoming
atmosphere remains.

WEEKLY NEWS


New announcements are posted each Wednesday.

NEWSLETTER


Read the current issue of the monthly Circle.

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VOLUNTEER


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PUBLIC MEMORIAL FOR
RABBI ROBERT J. MARX 
ז"ל


Sunday, June 27 - - 1:00 PM

Join us to honor the life and legacy of Rabbi Robert J. Marx (z"l). This public memorial will be taking place at Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (6601 S. Kedzie, Chicago) and will be accessible in-person and online. Due to COVID restrictions, in-person space is limited.

Click here to sign up to attend either in-person OR via livestream.

Today's Calendar

Shabbat Morning Minyan
: 9:00am
Tot Shabbat Outdoors!
: 11:00am
Havdalah
: 8:31pm

Upcoming Programs & Events

Jun
19
Shabbat Morning Minyan
Shabbat, Jun 19 9:00am
Jun
19
Tot Shabbat Outdoors!
Shabbat, Jun 19 11:00am
Jun
21
Congregation Meeting
Monday, Jun 21 7:00pm
Jun
22
Mishneh Torah Class
Tuesday, Jun 22 10:00am
Jun
22
Tuesday Evening Torah Study
Tuesday, Jun 22 7:30pm

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TOT SHABBAT
OUTDOORS & IN-PERSON!

Saturday, June 19 - - 11:00 AM
Elder Lane Park, Winnetka

Families with children/grandchildren ages five and younger (including parents, siblings, and/or extended family) are invited to bring a blanket and join us outdoors and in-person for 30-minutes to sing, dance, hear a story, and pray at our interactive Shabbat experience. Feel free to invite friends! 

Everyone is asked to wear a mask, and we will observe social distancing.

Tips to Prepare for Reopening After COVID - Maine SBDC

The congregation voted at our annual meeting to accept the recommendation of our COVID-19 Task Force to begin face-to-face worship and programming as of June 1, while maintaining our online presence.  A special thank you to the members of the COVID-19 Task Force who have worked thoughtfully and diligently to get as back in-person as safely, sensibly, and reasonably as could be expected in such a dizzying time. The COVID-19 Task Force will continue to meet regularly to adjust the guidelines as science and best practices dictate. As you begin to leave your house more and more, we look forward to seeing you more and more in-person at our metaphorical one.

Click here for our current in-person guidelines.

Sat, June 19 2021 9 Tammuz 5781